8+ Best Gold, Copper, Bronze Bathroom Accessories To Achieve That Perfect Accent

Add a touch of elegance and luxury to your bathroom with gold, copper, or bronze bathroom accessories.

8+ Best Gold, Copper, Bronze Bathroom Accessories To Achieve That Perfect Accent - kohler euro style sink and faucet 8+ Best Gold, Copper, Bronze Bathroom Accessories To Achieve That Perfect Accent - kohler euro style sink and faucet
The Hausera Editorial Team

When you think of redesigning your bathroom, you probably imagine swapping out the old tiles, updating a light fixture, or even getting a new toilet. What you might not realize is that it’s actually your bathroom accessories that totally set the tone for the entire space.

In most bathrooms, metal accessories make the most sense. Wood can be beautiful, but you do need to pay attention to how well it's been sealed so it stands up to the wettest room in your house. Plastic could work, but it’s not going to be as sturdy, or look as nice, as a metal accessory would.

Typically, silver-toned bathroom accessories have been the go-to metal for bathroom accessories, but there are a variety of metals available now to turn up the style of your remodel. Warm metal accents like gold, copper, or bronze complement a neutral space or bring in an unexpected shot of pizzazz. You see this often in mid-century homes - gold, in particular, is a popular accent in mid-century pieces in general - as well as modern bathrooms and homes.

More, you see those same warm metal accessories in upscale restaurants and cafés as well as Hollywood regency bathrooms. There’s something welcoming and timeless about a gold, copper, or bronze accessory. Metal accents in these tones typically pair best with modern, minimalistic, or monotone rooms. In heavily contrasted scenarios, such as white-on-white tile or black-on-white design, metals in unexpected shades really command attention.


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What Gold & Copper Accessories Do You Need In The Bathroom?

When it comes to putting your bathroom together, you might feel a little intimidated by everything you need to complete your project. However, for the most part, you should think in terms of replacement and utility. Most of the accessories you need will probably already be in your bathroom. Otherwise, if you’re starting from scratch, think of what you want within reach for each task, and design from there.

Here are some examples of accessories you could use:

  • Towel rings
  • Towel bars
  • Tissue paper holders
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Soap dispenser
  • Shower curtain rods
  • Shower curtain rings
  • Toilet tank levers
  • Cabinet hardware
  • Sink drains

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Though there are so many options for these accessories, consider two things when you purchase them:

Start with a statement piece and then build around it. Choose a faucet you love and then buy accessories that either from the same collection or at least go with it well. Ensure that you’re not making every single thing in your bathroom the accent metal color. It is supposed to stand out for a reason — it needs contrast (neutral, white, wood, etc.) to draw attention.

Then, take a look at some inspiration photos. Notice how some designers utilize a contrasting metal against neutral colors or a minimalistic base. Also take note of what they decide to accent — perhaps the nozzle of a bathtub temperature regulator, or the faucet, but nothing else.

Related: 21 Gold Bathroom Accessories That Give Your Space Luster


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There’s plenty to draw inspiration from, especially given that warm metal accents are so on-trend. Once you have a bit more direction for where you’d like to go with your bathroom look, consider some of our favorite gold, copper, and bronze accessories:

Gold & Copper Toilet Paper Holders


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You might think that your toilet paper holder isn’t a big part of your bathroom design, but consider it in an accent color; it can totally change the look of your bathroom. You and everyone else who uses your bathroom will definitely take notice. Kohler has a gold wall mounted toilet paper holder, so if you can find a matching toilet tank lever, then you're set! 

Gold & Copper Shelving


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Your shelving can be a really important feature for a bathroom, not only because it increases storage space, but it also gives you the opportunity to add a functional and beautiful accessory. In this case, it’s another opportunity to add an accent metal. Don't forget about storing your extra towels, too! Here's a good wall mounted towel bar from Brizo.

Gold & Copper Shower Accessories 


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If your bathroom has a shower/bathtub combination, install a gold or copper faucet and showerhead. Not only will the shower space look sleeker and cleaner, but it will feel luxurious too. Purchase a soap dispenser or DIY your own with old mason jars. Whichever color you decide to paint your bathroom, consider adding gold or copper or bronze accents throughout the space. 

Related: Bronze Bathroom Accessories 


In the end, there are so many elements that have to come together to make your bathroom look as nice as you want it to. Though there are so many ways to accessorize, incorporating metal accents is just one of many for you to bring a warm, welcoming look into your home.